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28 Sep 2012

In sparkling form

By fusing a winemaking tradition with a hip image, Giorgio Polegato, president of Astoria winery, aims to broaden the appeal of prosecco enjoyment.
11 Sep 2012

Wine dinners

Head down to La Cicala at Club Street, and Jim Thompson at Dempsey Hill for a wine dinner. Savour Portuguese wines such as Cape Roca Vinho Verde White and Monte Cascas Colheita Red Douro.
28 Aug 2012

Banking on history

Lebanese winery Chateau Muscar may have been founded in 1930, but it can count on the country’s 6,000-year-old winemaking tradition to inspire and drive them to produce quality wines.
27 Jul 2012

A cool Cuban

With slanted, curved glasses and sleek stainless steel jigger and muddler, the Mojito Set, designed by world renowned Spanish mixologist, Javier de las Muelas, acts a touch of urban cool to your bar.
28 Jun 2012

Opening act

As an Indonesian wine producer in Victoria, Hendra Widjaja, director of Stuart Wines Co., is a rare sight in the Aussie wine industry.
28 May 2012

Hot scotch

Dram collectors are spoiled for choice as whisky producers now woo them with limited edition luxury bottles and malts from lost distilleries.
27 Apr 2012

No more hangovers?

A high tech-wine cabinet shrunk to a portable size and a vodka that won’t leave you with a hangover.
30 Mar 2012

On tap: caffeine and malt

40 Hands’ coffee-inspired craft beer is the artisanal product of a brewmaster and barista.
29 Feb 2012

Charged by apéritifs

With a décor characterised by vintage electrical circuit boards, rubber flooring and hanging light bulbs, Bar Ampère appears more like a clandestine R&R club in a factory than a watering hole for Melbourne’s thirsty urbanites.
27 Jan 2012

Toast to the green fairy

After having its ban officially lifted here in 2009, the controversial anise-flavoured spirit has found itself a dedicated home at Absinthe Artisan.
28 Sep 2012

In sparkling form

By fusing a winemaking tradition with a hip image, Giorgio Polegato, president of Astoria winery, aims to broaden the appeal of prosecco enjoyment.
11 Sep 2012

Wine dinners

Head down to La Cicala at Club Street, and Jim Thompson at Dempsey Hill for a wine dinner. Savour Portuguese wines such as Cape Roca Vinho Verde White and Monte Cascas Colheita Red Douro.
28 Aug 2012

Banking on history

Lebanese winery Chateau Muscar may have been founded in 1930, but it can count on the country’s 6,000-year-old winemaking tradition to inspire and drive them to produce quality wines.
27 Jul 2012

A cool Cuban

With slanted, curved glasses and sleek stainless steel jigger and muddler, the Mojito Set, designed by world renowned Spanish mixologist, Javier de las Muelas, acts a touch of urban cool to your bar.
28 Jun 2012

Opening act

As an Indonesian wine producer in Victoria, Hendra Widjaja, director of Stuart Wines Co., is a rare sight in the Aussie wine industry.
28 May 2012

Hot scotch

Dram collectors are spoiled for choice as whisky producers now woo them with limited edition luxury bottles and malts from lost distilleries.
27 Apr 2012

No more hangovers?

A high tech-wine cabinet shrunk to a portable size and a vodka that won’t leave you with a hangover.
30 Mar 2012

On tap: caffeine and malt

40 Hands’ coffee-inspired craft beer is the artisanal product of a brewmaster and barista.
29 Feb 2012

Charged by apéritifs

With a décor characterised by vintage electrical circuit boards, rubber flooring and hanging light bulbs, Bar Ampère appears more like a clandestine R&R club in a factory than a watering hole for Melbourne’s thirsty urbanites.
27 Jan 2012

Toast to the green fairy

After having its ban officially lifted here in 2009, the controversial anise-flavoured spirit has found itself a dedicated home at Absinthe Artisan.